Écrire Conjugation in the Present Tense [+10 Examples & Quiz]

écrire conjugation in the present tense

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In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about écrire conjugation in the present tense.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how écrire is conjugated in French
  • how écrire is used in French
  • how écrire has derivatives and what they are
  • how écrire is pronounced in French
  • how écrire is used in sentences in French
  • how you can quiz yourself on écrire conjugation in the present tense
  • how to practice with flashcards on écrire conjugation in the present tense
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this fits in French A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about écrire conjugation in the present tense!

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Écrire Conjugation in the Present Tense

j’écris
tuécris
il/elle/onécrit
nousécrivons
vousécrivez
ils/ellesécrivent

Usage of Écrire

This section on écrire conjugation in the present tense will show you how écrire is used in French

Écrire means “to write” and is an irregular verb.

There are 4 general ways that you can use écrire.

  1. One can use écrire as “to write”.

Je vais l’écrire.

I am going to write that down.

  1. One can use écrire as “to compose” something.

Je vais lui écrire une lettre.

I am going to write a letter to him.

  1. One can use écrire to note something down in writing.

Veuillez écrire votre témoignage dans ce rapport.

Please write down your testimony in this rapport.

  1. One can use écrire to describe how a word is written.

Ce mot est écrit sans aucune majuscule.

This word is written without any capital letters.

Écrire and Its Derivatives

décrireto describe
désinscrireto unsubscribe
inscrireregister
réécrireto write again
s’inscrireto register oneself

As you can see, écrire has a few important derivatives that you should be aware of.

All of these derivatives are conjugated in the same way.

You can see some of them in action in the example sentence chapter.

Pronunciation of Écrire

In this section on écrire conjugation in the present tense we will focus on pronunciation.

There are 2 important rules to take into account when you want to pronounce an écrire conjugation in the present tense.

  1. The je, tu, and il/elle/on verb forms all have the same pronunciation. The -s andt endings are not pronounced. It is just the “écri” part that gets pronounced.

J’écris

Tu écris

Il écrit

These verbs are pronounced in the same exact way.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

  1. In the ils/elles verb form, you don’t pronounce the -ent ending. It is just the “écriv” part that gets pronounced.

Ils écrivent

The last letter that is pronounced is the “v“.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

Example Sentences with Écrire Conjugations

The final section of this lesson on écrire conjugation in the present tense is about seeing écrire in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of écrire conjugation in the present tense through examples.

J’écris à propos de ma vie.

I’m writing about my life.

Je vais l’écrire.

I am going to write that down.

Je vais lui écrire une lettre.

I am going to write a letter to him.

Veuillez écrire votre témoignage dans ce rapport.

Please write down your testimony in this rapport.

Ce mot est écrit sans aucune majuscule.

This word is written without any capital letters.

Tu viens de décrire tout le monde ici.

You just described everyone in here.

Il voudrait se désinscrire de ces courriels.

He would like to unsubscribe from these emails.

Nous n’inscrivons personne sans son consentement.

We do not register anyone without their consent.

Réécrivez l’histoire et partez à la conquête du monde!

Rewrite history and conquer the world!

Ils s’inscrivent eux-mêmes au tournoi.

They register themselves for the tournament.

Quiz Yourself on Écrire Conjugation in the Present Tense

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Conjugate: ÉcrireJ’ à propos de ma vie.

I’m writing about my life.
Conjugate: ÉcrireJe vais lui une lettre.

I am going to write a letter to him.
Conjugate: ÉcrireCe mot est sans aucune majuscule.

This word is written without any capital letters.
Conjugate: DésinscrireIl voudrait de ces courriels.

He would like to unsubscribe from these emails.
Conjugate: Inscrire"Nous n’ personne sans son consentement.

We do not register anyone without their consent."

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